The share of 18- to 24-year-olds who use online dating has roughly tripled from 10% in 2013 to 27% today.
Online dating use among 55- to 64-year-olds has also risen substantially since the last Pew Research Center survey on the topic.
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Eight years ago, the stigma was very apparent with 29 percent believing that dating on the Internet was just something those who were desperate had to do.